How Much do Chiropractors Make?

Do chiropractors make a lot of money? What is the average pay for chiropractors?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, chiropractors in the United States earn an average of $85,010 a year, equivalent to $40.87 an hour. Chiropractors make 59% more than the average American worker.

Chiropractors in Connecticut are the best paid, making $127,180 a year, while chiropractors in Utah make the least at $48,640.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
  • May not include business profits of chiropractors running their own practice
Chiropractor Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $70.90 $147,480
75th $47.00 $97,760
50th $33.82 $70,340
25th $25.38 $52,800
10th $16.97 $35,290
Chiropractor Wages by State

In what states do chiropractors make the most? In what states do chiropractors make the least?

In the map below, green represents higher pay and red represents lower pay. Keep scrolling down to see a table with the average wages in each state.

State Hourly Annually
Alabama $42.92 $89,280
Alaska $38.02 $79,080
Arizona $31.67 $65,870
Arkansas $26.76 $55,650
California $34.56 $71,890
Colorado $33.95 $70,610
Connecticut $61.14 $127,180
Delaware $38.09 $79,230
Florida $45.81 $95,290
Georgia $29.55 $61,460
Hawaii $52.43 $109,050
Idaho $41.45 $86,210
Illinois $41.81 $86,960
Indiana $46.03 $95,740
Iowa $33.65 $69,980
Kansas $28.90 $60,120
Kentucky $33.72 $70,150
Louisiana $41.04 $85,360
Maine $40.67 $84,600
Maryland $37.60 $78,210
Massachusetts $47.14 $98,050
Michigan $32.01 $66,580
Minnesota $42.99 $89,420
Mississippi $41.96 $87,280
Missouri $48.63 $101,140
Montana $25.01 $52,020
Nebraska $33.44 $69,560
Nevada $43.63 $90,740
New Hampshire $39.30 $81,750
New Jersey $58.20 $121,060
New Mexico $30.26 $62,940
New York $39.79 $82,760
North Carolina $46.35 $96,410
North Dakota $37.75 $78,520
Ohio $53.83 $111,960
Oklahoma $51.54 $107,210
Oregon $33.76 $70,220
Pennsylvania $35.34 $73,500
South Carolina $39.70 $82,570
South Dakota $40.52 $84,290
Tennessee $47.58 $98,960
Texas $43.98 $91,470
Utah $23.38 $48,640
Vermont $36.31 $75,530
Washington $59.00 $122,730
West Virginia $41.50 $86,320
Wisconsin $41.35 $86,010
Wyoming $37.88 $78,780
Metro Areas Where Chiropractors Earn the Most
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Toledo, OH $77.08 $160,330
Cincinnati, OH $71.91 $149,580
Reno, NV $67.43 $140,260
Deltona, FL $65.20 $135,620
Evansville, IN $62.01 $128,980
Honolulu, HI $60.41 $125,660
Raleigh, NC $59.50 $123,770
Columbus, OH $56.26 $117,010
Akron, OH $56.14 $116,770
Rapid City, SD $54.17 $112,680
Chiropractor Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $40.87 $85,010
2018 $41.28 $85,870
2017 $40.07 $83,350
2016 $39.04 $81,210
2015 $37.68 $78,370
2014 $38.35 $79,760
2013 $37.70 $78,410
2012 $38.25 $79,550
2011 $37.88 $78,780